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3 January 2017 The Year Ahead: harnessing the power of tourism to build a better world
Dear friends, I write to you as I begin my final year as UNWTO Secretary-General, a position I have been privileged to hold for almost seven years at an Agency I have been proud to serve for the past decade. During this time I have seen tourism become one of the world’s most important and impactful socio-economic sectors of our times. I have seen its growing relevance to the lives of millions around the world, to the preservation of our common values and to greater understanding among people of all walks of life.
29 December 2016 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
12 months to celebrate and promote the contribution of the tourism sector to building a better world. This is the major goal of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 that will start in few days. 
23 November 2016 The UNWTO Executive Training Course in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on MICE Tourism was inaugurated on 22 November 2016
18 November 2016 The UNWTO Executive Training Course in the Kingdom the Saudi Arabia on Tourism Strategy finished on 17th November
16 November 2016 Inaugurated the UNWTO Regional Executive Training Course in the Republic of the Sudan on Crisis Communications in Tourism
15 November 2016 The UNWTO Executive Training Course in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Tourism Strategy was inaugurated on 13th November
11 November 2016 The UNWTO National Executive Training Course on Tourism Heritage Management finished on 10th November
11 November 2016 The UNWTO National Executive Training Course on Tourism Marketing finished on 10th November in Riyadh
9 November 2016 The UNWTO National Executive Training Course on Tourism Marketing was inaugurated on 8th November
9 November 2016 The UNWTO National Executive Training Course on Heritage Management was inaugurated on 8th November